Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-244) and index
Introduction: Finding the First Industrial Woman -- 1. Habits of Industry: Laboring Women and the Poor in Eighteenth-Century England -- 2. Economies of Survival: Laboring Women and Agricultural Change, 1750-1800 -- 3. The Art of Women and the Business of Men: Women's Work and the Dairy Industry -- 4. The Quarrel with Women's Work: Spinning and the Displacement of Female Labor -- 5. A New World of Work: Female Labor and the Development of the Factory System -- 6. Invisible Breadwinners: Women Workers and the Declining Status of Cottage Industry -- 7. Women in the Age of Malthus: Political Economy and the Feminization of the Female Worker -- 8. Recasting Women in the Workshop of the World: Middle-Class Authority and the Female Poor -- 9. The Other Victorian Woman: The Domestic Servant in the Industrial Age
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